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Feb 17, 2013 12:30pm PST
for these people. >> those other people who do the jobs that none of us want to do. i think the odds are that he will not get it and he will not fight for it that hard. the last person who fought for a minimum-wage increase was ted kennedy and he actually got it. >> who will be the time kennedy in the senate is an interesting question, too. >> if you cannot pay someone $9 an hour, you probably should not be a business. >> i agree with him -- >> you talk about the economy as if it is a moral and estimate. even if i agree with you, it does not change the fact that it will hurt young people and immigrants, a lot of whom are low-skilled, you are guaranteeing them the low end of the scale and will hurt the chances of young, less skilled people getting jobs. it is an economic fact. it may not be just, but it is true. >> is what i am asking -- where is the evidence of that having happened -- >> why don't you make it $15? >> but you are making the argument -- >> if you are saying it has no effect on employment -- >> obviously it has an effect! the question is, are you going to ask people to work 40 hour
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